COVID-19 Update (July 2020)
Due to the changes to educational provision caused by the COVID-19 pandemic the detail in this Pupil Premium strategy has been subject to review since April 2020. Our use of the funding has been adapted to meet students’ needs as they have arisen, whilst maintaining where possible the principles outlined in this document, and in others related to the PPG.
During the pandemic the following key steps have been taken to ensure that ‘disadvantaged’ pupils’ barriers to learning will continue to be overcome wherever possible:
· Step 1 - Ensuring children have the correct tools to complete home learning; several mediums in which work was provided (Google Classroo, website, paper packs)
· Step 2 - Family support through food parcels and vouchers, phone calls home
School leaders with responsibility for administering the PPG have drawn on these helpful publications from the Children’s Commissioner and the Education Endowment Foundation:
They will continue to follow guidance and advice from relevant bodies as it emerges, in consultation with other stakeholders.
St John XXIII Catholic Primary School appreciates the contribution of PE to the health and well-being of its children. We also acknowledge that a broad, balanced, high quality curriculum and extra-curricular activities have a positive impact on concentration, attitude and achievement.
how they do this.
The four objectives of the Primary PE and Sport Premium funding are: